Butte Falls

Update: missing 80-year-old found

Update (10-15-19) – A missing woman with dementia has been found, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. Geraldine Hendricks has been missing since Saturday. On October 15, she was found alive and was taken to the hospital to receive medical care. Police …

UPDATE: Missing 80-year-old found

Update (10-15-19) – A missing woman with dementia has been found, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. Geraldine Hendricks has been missing since Saturday. On October 15, she was found alive and was taken to the hospital to receive medical care. Police …

Deputies search for missing woman with dementia

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. —  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing Butte Falls woman with dementia.  Geraldine “Gerry” Hendricks, 80, was reported missing from her home Saturday evening. Dispatch received a call from Hendricks’ family in the 4400-block of Obenchain …

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …

Medco B Fire 90% contained

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – **UPDATE 5/6/19 9:00 AM** – A wildfire that sparked Saturday afternoon in Jackson County is now 90% contained. The Medco B Fire is burning about 10 miles north-northeast of Butte Falls. As of Monday morning, it is just …

Local families receive free Christmas trees

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Members of the Jackson County community helped spread holiday cheer on Sunday by giving away Christmas trees for free. Event organizer Patti Robinson said it’s their 3rd year putting on the event. The group went and cut the trees …